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Star Black is a poet, photographer, and collage artist living and working in New York City. Her books of poems include, Velleity’s Shade, Double Time, Waterworn, October for Idas, Ghostwood, and Balefire. She has taught at The New School and Stony Brook University, and lectured at the Bennington Writing Seminars. Her collages in hand-made books were recently exhibited at the Center for Book Arts.
Miranda Field was born and raised in London. Her first book, Swallow, won the Katherine Bakeless Nason Literary Publication Award. She has also received a Discovery/The Nation Award and Pushcart Prize. Her poems have appeared in numerous journals, and several anthologies, including The Pushcart Book of Poetry: The Best Poems From Thirty Years of The Pushcart Prize; Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century (Sarabande) and Not for Mothers Only: American Poets of the New Century (Fence Books). She teaches poetry workshops at the New School and New York University.
Mark Wunderlich grew up in Fountain City, Wisconsin. He holds an MFA from Columbia University School of the Arts and a BA in German Literature and English from the University of Wisconsin. His first collection, The Anchorage (University of Massachusetts Press, 1999), won the Lambda Literary Award. He is also the author of Voluntary Servitude (Graywolf Press, 2004). He is the recipient of The Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University, the Amy Lowell Traveling Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and two fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. He has taught at Stanford University and Barnard College and in the graduate writing programs at Sarah Lawrence College, San Francisco State University, Ohio University, and Columbia University. Wunderlich is currently a Professor of Literature at Bennington College in Vermont, where he has taught since 2004. He lives in New York's Hudson River Valley.